Darrell Foster Powell

May 9, 2018

Darrell Foster Powell, age 80, of Harrisburg, passed away at 10:58 AM, Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana.

     Darrell was born in Carrier Mills to the late Floyd and Thelma (Foster) Powell.  On July 20, 1960 he married Nancy Davis and she survives.  Darrell was a retired lineman for Ameren CIPS. He was a Navy veteran serving from 1955 to 1958.

     Surviving family members include his wife: Nancy Powell of Harrisburg; three children: Wendy Ellis and husband Pervis of Harrisburg; Russell Powell and wife Leslie of Mt. Vernon, Indiana and Randall Powell of Harrisburg; grandchildren: Jessica Moore and husband Jess of Galatia, Cacy Ellis of Harrisburg, Erin Gulley and husband Clayton of Carrier Mills, Jonathan Powell of Mt. Vernon, Indiana and David and Benjamin Powell of Mt. Vernon, Indiana; two great-grandchildren: Rory and Junie Moore; four nieces: Becky O’Brien, Connie Oliver, Terry Wynn and Chris Sanders.

     Darrell was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Deloris Parish.

     Memorial services will be held 1 PM, Monday, May 14, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg.  Rev. Billy Dye, Jr. will officiate.  Visitation will be from 11 AM to 1 PM, Monday, May 14, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel.  Burial will follow at a later date.  Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of donor’s choice.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. 

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